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California Public Employees' Retirement System

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Top California Public Employees' Retirement System Articles

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  • CalPERS says HP/Autonomy shareholder settlement needs more work

    CalPERS says HP/Autonomy shareholder settlement needs more work
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The California Public Employees' Retirement System has asked a U.S. judge to reject a proposed settlement between Hewlett-Packard Co and shareholders over the computer maker's botched acquisition of Autonomy Plc. In a letter...
  • The ugly surprise of out-of-network doctors and 'balance billing'

    The ugly surprise of out-of-network doctors and 'balance billing'
    The New York Times' Elisabeth Rosenthal offered an important lesson in healthcare economics over the weekend that's a must-read for anyone about to undergo a major medical procedure. Rosenthal's piece explored how charges from out-of-network providers...
  • Climate change fears spur divestment on fossil fuels

    In the run-up to a United Nations summit this week aimed at combating climate change, a small but growing number of multimillion-dollar investors are demanding more aggressive steps to wean countries from fossil-fuel consumption. The fledgling...
  • Huntington council hopefuls debate pensions, housing, bans

    Pension costs, housing density and the city's plastic bag ban were among the topics discussed during a Huntington Beach City Council candidates forum Wednesday night. Nine of the 11 candidates in the Nov. 4 election — Mayor Pro Tem Joe Shaw,...
  • CalPERS picks Ted Eliopoulos to be investment chief

    California's huge pension fund has turned to a trusted insider to take over the daunting job of directing almost $300 billion in investments, crucial to the retirement of more than 1 million current and former state and local government workers. After a...
  • Calpers names Ted Eliopoulos chief investment officer

    (Reuters) - The California Public Employees' Retirement System said Ted Eliopoulos would assume the role of chief investment officer at America's largest public pension fund. The $300 billion fund, known as Calpers, invests with firms including Och-...
  • CalPERS can't kill hedge funds

    The news this week that the California Public Employees' Retirement System was liquidating its hedge fund portfolio brought accusations from critics of these private, unregulated funds that their time in the sun was finally over. For the anti-hedge fund...
  • New Anthem Blue Cross plan takes on Kaiser

    New Anthem Blue Cross plan takes on Kaiser
    Taking aim at HMO giant Kaiser Permanente, insurer Anthem Blue Cross is joining forces with several big-name hospitals and their doctors to create an unusual health plan option for employers in Southern California. The joint venture being announced...
  • Calpers sticks with commodities after dropping hedge funds

    (Reuters) - Top U.S. pension fund Calpers is sticking with commodities, an asset class known for volatile markets and returns, despite finding hedge funds too costly to work with, a spokesman said on Tuesday. The $300 billion Calpers, as the California...
  • Calpers dumps hedge funds citing cost, to pull $4 billion stake

    (Reuters) - The California Public Employees' Retirement System, the largest U.S. pension fund, said on Monday that it will pull all $4 billion it has invested in hedge funds because it finds them too costly and complicated. The $300 billion fund, known...
  • CalPERS decides hedge funds are a sell

     CalPERS decides hedge funds are a sell
    SACRAMENTO — The country's biggest public pension system is getting out of hedge funds. The California Public Employees' Retirement System, with $298 billion worth of investments in its portfolio, announced that over the next year it plans to sell...